Senior Data Scientist

We have combined predictive algorithms with modern technology to create a re-imagined financial tool that empowers people in high volatility careers to own their odds. Pando helps match people with similar expected financial outcomes and offers them a platform to commit a portion of future earnings to a shared pool — providing diversification and upside potential for all. Our clients currently include 220+ professional athletes but we are quickly expanding to MBAs and entrepreneurs.

 

We believe in the collective power of community and equality of access. We are a team of professional athletes, Stanford MBAs and data scientists who have come together to improve lives. Pando is funded by top VCs and is poised for significant growth.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

We are seeking to hire a Senior Scientist to join our growing team in San Francisco. You will fine tune our proprietary baseball algorithm that takes in hundreds of variables to predict individual players future earnings distributions. You will be responsible for building a similar model for our NFL vertical, as well as other models in a broader range of verticals down the road. You will also have the ability to build out a data science unit within Pando.    

In this role you will be required to manage a team, communicate effectively with the co-founders and other team leads, and be comfortable in a fast paced environment.

 

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • 5+ years of professional experience

  • Basic understanding of baseball and football

  • Experience leading teams

  • Acts with a high level of professionalism, and maintains confidentiality and decorum

  • Self starter with initiative who works well both with and without supervision in a fast paced environment

  • Superior communication skills

 

PERKS

 

  • Opportunity to help build company with founding team

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Meaningful stock options — you will be an owner of our success

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance options

  • Ability to attend industry specific conferences for personal and professional growth

  • Unlimited PTO and vacation — we believe in balance and taking the time to nourish mind, body and soul

  • Commuter program

  • Free snacks at the office

  • Annual company retreat to Jackson, Wyoming

 

We believe there is nothing more important than ensuring people have the dignity of a secure financial future. We are mission oriented and are looking for those who want to affect change with us!